Innovative and energetic, MV Group USA’s project management team believes in creating a positive and collaborative working environment for our construction teams, along with everyone involved. Our leadership values the genuine and rewarding relationships that we develop with our clients, architects, designers, subcontractors, suppliers, and the surrounding community during the construction process. Encouraging ideas from all team members, we strive to make MV Group USA a special and distinct place to work. We understand that enabling our employees to reach their full potential enables us to meet the full potential of every project. Motivating initiative and building upon a collaborative approach keeps us at the forefront of our industry while enjoying the process!
As Chief Financial Officer, Manny John Varas has a broad range of responsibilities and is involved with all phases of the construction process. John manages, and monitors the company’s treasury, investments, accounting, sub-contractor, and vendor project finances. He brings a comprehensive understanding for the particular needs of a variety of projects. His focus, drive, and straightforward approach to problem-solving and change management make him an exceptional leader. Manny John Varas is a graduate of the University of Miami.
Richard Garcia is responsible for and heavily involved in: project plan development, construction operations, cost and schedule analysis, subcontractor negotiations, and understands how to implement plans effectively and take a project through completion. Richard has collaborated with some of the top architects and designers in building high-end interior projects in St. Regis, Jade Brickell, Paramount Bay, & luxury waterfront residences throughout South Florida.
Richard is a graduate of Florida International University with a BA in Finance and an MBA from Nova Southeastern University. He also attended graduate studies at Purdue University. His passion for health and fitness has empowered him to not only complete a full marathon here in Miami, but has also initiated a health and wellness program at MV Group by its participation in the Corporate Run.
Valdemar Revilla assists the team in accounting and financial processes. He also prepares financial analysis for potential commercial projects for the group. Detail–oriented individual who exemplifies professionalism, and an ability to manage multiple projects and tasks at any given moment. Demonstrated history of successfully providing high-quality guidance to staff and management as well as facilitating solid client relations. Highlighted leadership qualities and the ability to work with and manage people from varying backgrounds, while promoting team values.
Val began his career in accounting and finance in Venezuela working in Investment and trading he received his bachelor degree in Accounting. In addition, Valdemar Revilla earned his MBA from University of Illinois.
Elisha has managed the design thru the completion of nearly 30,000 SF of interior build-outs at and has overseen both luxury residential & commercial interior projects as well as the construction of complex custom residences. Elisha enjoys managing projects from the initial idea on a cad drawing to the actual final client walk-thru. She takes great pride in being able to combine the architect’s design, the designer vision and being able to orchestrate effectively to achieve the client’s dream.
Elisha holds a Master’s degree in Architecture from the esteemed Tulane School of Architecture and is actively involved in her community having served as the committee chair for MV’s Habitat for Humanity Blitz Build and Corporate Run.
Architect and Interior Designer Norka Montenegro has worked in multiple architectural and interior design remodeling projects in Venezuela, Panama, and Miami. Norka graduated in 2008 from Universidad Jose Antonio Paez in Valencia, Venezuela with a Bachelor of Architecture. Today, with broad experience in conceptual designs and execution and management of projects, she focuses on both residential and commercial developments at MV Group. As a project coordinator, she designs, executes, and supervises architectural and interior design plans, including furniture and materials selection, construction phase coordination, and vendor selection.
Nicole Luis has overseen multi-million dollar custom home projects, from pre-construction through project completion, with a special emphasis on waterfront luxury residences. Nicole is known for her amazing work ethic, attention to detail and under the radar leadership style. During her tenure at MV she has managed the design & construction of waterfront homes on Palm Island, Golden Isles, and Hibiscus Island.
She is a graduate of one the most prestigious design university in the world, Academia Italiana in Florence, Italy f
Stefania Rivas Mongiovi attained her Bachelor of Arts in interior design from the University of Florida in Gainesville, where she graduated cum laude. Originally from Venezuela, she has received extensive training in interiors and architectural software and is proficient in the latest industry programs. Stefania is an active member of the American Society of Interior Designers (ASID) and the Network of Executive Women in Hospitality (NEWH). At MV Group, she works as a key collaborator in the administration and operational advancement of projects by assisting project managers in vendor communication, materials and finishes selection, and client interaction. Her essential contributions also include space planning designs using AutoCAD to aid clients in visualizing their project’s final outcome.
Maria Varas is MV Groups Head Accounting Clerk. She oversees daily accounting and financial matters. Her role facilitates the designers, project managers, and buildout crew during the various project stages by ensuring proper reports pulled for budget updates, as well as paying out vendors and materials. Her duties are vital to our team’s success for every project type.
Geovanni is an experienced superintendent who has worked with MV since 2008 and has over 20 years of experience. He enjoys his ability to see the whole picture and position everyone to maximize construction output daily. He has completed a wide variety of fast-paced complicated projects from custom residential & commercial projects in South Florida and beyond. His diverse experience includes framing, drywall, layouts, with a focus of complicated interior finishes of luxury waterfront residential projects.
We are driven by the understanding that our work represents an important asset within the overall construction and execution process, as we utilize the complexities of construction in addition to meeting the demands of high-level design. Merging these two aspects into one uniform proceeding allows us to bring these truly remarkable, one-of-a-kind projects to life.